An extremely interesting site, with some spot on observations regarding indigenous relations and cultural understanding, from a non-native source. One of the particulars I support in their message, and from my journeys around the world and study of other cultures, which I greatly enjoy: is that instead of misappropriating other people’s culture, know and live your own. This post was outstanding even among many thought-provoking articles and images.
Healthy seeing of the Indigenous begins by learning and untangling our own stories of displacement, domestication, colonization, settlement, and forgetting. This historical and ongoing trauma suppresses our imagination and disconnects our hearts from truly seeing and knowing ourselves. Coming to terms with our own loss of culture and identity, as descendents of Indigenous peoples from europe, can begin to heal these wounds and nurture the empathy and insight needed to see Native Peoples clearly
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